Hello beautiful bored people of Munich! As we creep through October there is another exciting weekend ahead of you!
If you are looking to buff up on your history, a midnight stroll through a museum this weekend might help…Maybe you need some retail therapy? or just some good food and great fun. That and more await you this weekend just keep on scrolling!
Free Events, Activities and Festivals This Weekend in Munich
This weekend is filled up with so many free events and great selections of activities for all ages. Have a look below to find your weekend plans in Munich.
Queer Live Exhibit // Free Entrance
The Bavarian Museum Academy is putting on a queer exhibit called “TO BE SEEN. queer lives 1900–1950″. If you want more information on LGBTQ+ history this is a must see.
Attendees will be exposed to both a historical and contemporary look on queer history. The exhibit is boasts a guided tour as well as workshops and specialist lectures.
LGBTQ+ visibility is an important aspect of Munich history and the communities still faces many challenges making it more important than ever to understand the history of the community!
When: October 13th // 10.00 a.m. – 4.45 p.m.
Where: Max-Mannheimer-Platz 1
For more Lgbtq-ute ways to make life in Munich more colourful, make sure to follow our sibling website Queer in Munich! There you can find a special event calendar to help you connect to local upcoming community events in English.
Werksviertal Street Art Tour
Are you a fan of street art? Did you know that Munich has a rich history of urban artwork? Then maybe check out Werksviertel-Mitte Street Art Tour.
This 90 minute guided tour takes you into the decades of mural paintings. It will teach you how it was pioneered in Munich, what art techniques are used as well as what influences street art.
Be aware that the tour does take place outside so dress appropriately!
When: OCTOBER 14// 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Where: ECKhaus | Atelierstrasse 1
Cost: €17 and €14 euro for students and kids 14 y/o
RE-ACT!« ART & CLUB
HARRY KLEIN GOES ART GALLERY
Have you ever been to Harry Klein? Maybe you know this as your favourite night club. Maybe you’ve seen a drag queen here before. Have you ever seen visual art here before?
This weekend Harry Klein and the Kunsthalle are teaming up to provide a unique art experience. Artists inspired visual effects in combination with DJ’s will be a must see and hear.
The exhibit is called the JR: Chronicles and you can find tickets on their website!
When: OCTOBER 14 // 8:30 P.M. – 11:00P.M.
Where: Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung
Cost: € 13 / AK € 15
The Auer Dult on Mariahilfplatz
Taking place three times a year on Mariahilfplatz is a historic Munich Tradition with the first mention of one being held in 1310. The fair originally attracted all types of performers in a wonderful celebration.
Today you can enjoy a carousel ride, all sorts of gastronomy as well as the jumble sale. It might even be possible to find rare and historical items at the sale. Good luck searching!
The times of each event can be found on their website. To get to the event you can take Tram line 18, Buses 52 and 62 to Mariahilfplatz or Subway (U-Bahn) lines U1/2 (Stations Fraunhoferstraße or Kolumbusplatz).
When: 15 October – 23 October 2022 // 10 A.M. – 8 P.M.
Flea Markets In Munich
Neighborhood Wide Flea Markets
Flea markets can have the best treasures when you least expect it. The neighborhood market allows residents to sell goods on their own front lawns, creating a cozy suburban flea market.
So if you are in the mood for some shopping and getting to know more of Munich try the Neighborhood market this Saturday!
When: October 15th // 10A.M.-4P.M.
Where: Thalkirchen & Obersendling
Children’s Flea Market
Do your kids need new clothes? Maybe some winter boots or a new jacket? KinderFlohMarkt is a fun alternative to the large commercial stores and provides a more local atmosphere!
This market is held every Saturday and you can buy tickets on their website. If you’re kids are in need of a new
When: October 15 // 9:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Reitknechtstraße 6, 80639 München
Cost: € 3
Night Flea Market
If you are bored of shopping at H&M this is a lovely alternative with a unique atmosphere. There is live music, street food, and drinks available. Stop by if you are a fan of sustainable fashion! You can buy tickets on their website.
The market takes place every Saturday of October so if you can’t make it this weekend try again next week!
When: October 15 // 5:00P.M. – 11:00P.M.
Where: Reitknechtstraße 6, 80639 München
Cost: € 4
Long Night of the Munich Museums
The time of year has come again when 80 museums, art galleries, and collections opens their doors to visitors from 6pm to 1am. If you are a fan of art and are particularly nocturnal this might just be the thing for you.
The Long Night of the Munich Museums offers a unique variety of exhibitions, guided tours, special programs, and concerts. You can see all of these things with specially designed MVG shuttle buses that will leave every 10 minutes.
More details about the event as well as tickets can be found on their website! Good luck museum hunting!
When: October 15th// 6 p.m. -1 a.m
Where: Various Locations in Munich
Cost: € 17.90
Culture Kitchen Cooking Sunday
Are you a fan of experiencing different cuisine? How about cooking it yourself? Culture kitchen should be on your to do list!
This event meets once a month on a Sunday where you can cook eat and enjoy the company of other foodies.
The ingredients are given to you so no need to make that last minute grocery store run. You will cook in small groups for a more cozy atmosphere. More details can be found on their website!
When: OCTOBER 16 // 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M
Where: Müllerstrasse 2 , 80469 Munich
Cost: No Registration
Looking For Other Deals or Cool Things to Do in Munich?
We always make sure to keep our event calendar up to date with the latest and greatest upcoming activities. Check it out here if you are interested in more than the few above mentioned events!
If you’re still strapped for ideas on things to do this weekend, check out Groupon. If it’s your first purchase, you can use the code HALLO to save 20% off any of their local deals, which means you can splurge on cool experiences like restaurants, alpaca walking, and even hot air balloon flights at a steep steep discount. Click here to browse.